Having problems with your Hoover U6437-900 / U6439-900 Windtunnel Bagged Upright Vacuum ?
Rubber smell, Hoover
\015 When I turn on my Hoover Wind tunnel it smells like rubber, I guess it must be the belt. too tight?, too loose? the smell seems to go away after a few minutes.\015
Its your belt burning up. You have to take the bottom of the unit off to check the belt to see if it was rubbing against something or if it is broken.
Well it sound like you do need a new belt because of how the smell is you might want to stop using it because the smell comes from the burning and over heated belt my solution would be to get a new belt and that should fix it if you need anything else you know whre to find me.
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